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Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag was detected near Yale in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.1193S, -96.8709WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Yale in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/02/17 / 2017-02-16 15:33:07 / February 16, 2017 @ 3:33 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.8709 West, latitude 36.1193 North, depth = 11.24 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.24 km (7 miles). Id of earthquake: us20008k9g. Event ids that are associated: us20008k9g. The temblor was picked up at 09:33:07 / 9:33 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Sand Springs (c. 18 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blackwell, Skiatook, Jenks (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 15 km W of Yale, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.8709° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1193° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km W of Yale, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-16 15:33:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-16 15:58:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 68 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.93 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 242 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.092 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 28 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20008k9g Id of event.
Event Code 20008k9g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008k9g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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